March 16, 2022 from 3-4 pm Central Time (Eastern time: 4-5 pm)

In this virtual presentation, Dr. Kreis and Dr. Moore will share information on a time and cost efficient method 

to assess life satisfaction among Sisters locally, nationally, and internationally.

In using the LSSAWR, Sisters can gain insights into their life, work, spiritual, and commitment satisfaction, individually and communally.

In fact, the psychometric properties of the LSSAWR indicate it is a valuable vocational tool to assist women religious worldwide

and intergenerationally as they seek to transform religious life into a viable future.

Published 02/23/2022 - 12:18


“There is a nobility in the duty to care for creation through little daily actions, and it is wonderful how education can bring about real changes in lifestyle,” wrote Pope Francis in section 211 of Laudato Si. 

Published 02/22/2022 - 11:13

The Religious Formation Conference is now accepting applications for the new ForMission class that will gather June 1-8, 2022 at the Mercy Center in St. Louis. The application deadline is Friday, April 1st.

Published 02/16/2022 - 11:42

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


The fight to end human trafficking and child abuse is an issue that cries out for attention.

Last week on the Hearts Afire Podcast, many listened to Sr. Arlene Flaherty, OP, discuss her advocacy efforts with US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking (USCSAHT) and her support of the Earn It Act, legislation to eliminate the online sexual abuse of children.

Published 02/16/2022 - 11:40

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


In less than a month, the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, will participate in Catholic Sisters Week, an annual celebration that highlights Women Religious, their accomplishments, and their influence on society, will be observed worldwide.

From March 8th to 14th, the Sisters of Saint Dominic will host several virtual events to celebrate the Congregation while unifying Sisters, Associates, other Women Religious, and the local community.

March 16, 2022 from 3-4 pm Central Time (Eastern time: 4-5 pm)


Title: “The LSSAWR as a tool for facilitating transformation in religious life”

March 18-20

Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity invite young adult women ages 20-32 to a Zoom Call to Pray with Saints Francis and Clare Retreat March 18-20, 2022.  Franciscan Sister Anne Marie Lom facilitates this retreat introducing participants to the spiritual heritage that is ours as followers of Francis and Clare of Assisi. You can expect evening group talks and one on one spiritual direction with Sister Anne Marie. Past participants from across the country had this to say about the experience.

March 9, 2022

“Navigating the Road Ahead,” the final episode of “Exploring Intersections: Catholic Sisters on Racism, Migration and Climate,” will air at 3 p.m. CT on Wednesday, March 9, during Catholic Sisters Week. Host Charish Badzinski will lead a conversation with Sisters Sherri Coleman, LaDonna Manternach and Anna Marie Reha on how the intersectionality of racism, migration and climate affects a myriad of issues facing us today.

Saturday March 5, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30pm Eastern Time

Come and See! A virtual visit to the Little Sisters of the Poor along with other discerning young women - For single Catholic women age 17-35.

~ Meet our Little Sisters and tour our convent 

~ Get a glimpse into how we live our consecrated religious life

~ Visit our Home and meet some of those whom we serve


Saturday March 5th, 2022 from 2:00 to 3:30pm Eastern Time

Published 02/03/2022 - 06:03

Sacred Heart Church in Glendale, NY, celebrated the longtime contributions of the Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville to the parish with a special mural! On January 23, 2022, they hosted a blessing of a painting on the ceiling that features our founder St. Dominic de Guzmán and our patroness St. Catherine of Siena as well as the emblem of our Congregation. Sisters were delighted to attend. It was even covered in The Tablet Diocesan Newspaper!

Published 02/02/2022 - 11:39

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


Last year, the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, launched the Hearts Afire Podcast.

Since then, there have been two seasons of the Hearts Afire Podcast consisting of 20 total episodes that have been live-streamed on YouTube, then distributed on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Audible.

Tuesday, February 8th

On Tuesday, February 8th at 1:00pm central time Maribeth Howell, OP, Together Program Coordinator, and members of the community will be available via Zoom to answer questions about the community, studying at Catholic Theological Union, and the formation component of the program.

Tuesday, February 15th

The InterCongregational Collaborative Novitiate (ICCN) in Chicago will host an online information session on Tuesday, February 15th from 1:00-2:30pm central time. Co-Directors Nancy Gerth, SCN and Corrina Thomas, FSPA will share more about the inaugural year of the novitiate.

Wednesday, February 16, 7-8 p.m.

Join us for the evening on Wednesday, February 16, for this one-hour Zoom session by Kristin Colberg, theology professor at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John’s University and the only member of the synod’s theological commission from the United States. Kristin will teach us what Pope Francis is trying to achieve as he calls each of us to engage in a special process of listening and ecclesial renewal over the next two years.

Sunday, February 27, 2022 from 2-5 p.m. EST

The North American Vocation Team (NAVT) of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) invites women ages 18-45 to an online retreat Sunday, February 27 from 2-5 p.m. EST (1-4 p.m. CST) via Zoom. Sister Kathleen Storms, SSND, will facilitate the retreat. More information and registration for the Zoom link is available at  Registration will close Friday, February 25.

Published 01/28/2022 - 09:10

Factors for Thriving in Ministry among Catholic Sisters. Sisters’ responses to their ministry experiences indicates: "Ministry satisfaction is an essential aspect of Sisters’ life commitment to God, their community, and the charism of religious life!"

Event date: February 15, 2022 Central time from 4-5 pm (Eastern time: 5-6 pm)

Program Title: Factors for Thriving in Ministry among Catholic Sisters: Exploring Results from the Life-Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious

Published 01/26/2022 - 13:51

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


In the year 1925, many things happened.

The first motel opened in California, “The Great Gatsby” was published, the Grand Old Ole Opry began broadcasting, and the Mount Rushmore National Monument site was dedicated.

For the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, 1925 was a meaningful year as the congregation opened up three schools taught by Blauvelt Dominican Sisters, most notably Saint Paul’s School in Daytona Beach, Florida, on January 5, 1925.

Published 01/19/2022 - 16:12

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


Since 1965, Sr. Jeanine Conlon, OP, has had an active presence at St. Charles Parish and throughout the entire borough of Staten Island.

From teaching all ages at St. Charles School to ministering as a Principal for 30 years, and now, a Pastoral Associate, Sr. Jeanine has been an integral part of the community.

Published 01/18/2022 - 10:13



Thanks to a grant from the Hilton Foundation,
KBI is offering Women Religious a volunteer and
advocacy training experience. All housing and
travel expenses are included.
Learn more about KBI at

Fourth Tuesdays at 8 p.m. EST

The North American Vocation Team (NAVT) of the School Sisters of Notre Dame (SSND) invite young adults ages 18 and older to online evening prayer on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 8 p.m. EST (7 p.m. CST). The dates for evening prayer during the first half of 2022 will be January 25, February 22, March 22, April 26, May 24 and June 28. More information and registration for the Zoom links is available at  

February 15, 2022 from 4-5 pm (Eastern time: 5-6 pm)

Program Title: Factors for Thriving in Ministry among Catholic Sisters: Exploring Results from the Life-Satisfaction Scale for Apostolic Women Religious

Sponsored by: Wisdom Ways: Center for Spirituality. A ministry of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet – St. Paul Province

Presented by Dr. Marian Diaz and Sister Maria Clara Kreis, CDP, Ph.D. 

This event is free and will be held ONLINE via zoom only! 

February 15, 2022 from 4-5 p.m. (Eastern time from 5-6 pm) 

Published 01/11/2022 - 13:23

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


Throughout January, many organizations, including Women Religious, will be observing National Human Trafficking Prevention Month and raising awareness about the horrors of human trafficking that still occur today.

Presently, nearly 25 million people, including adults and children, are subjected to human trafficking. This number has risen throughout the years due to traffickers taking advantage of fallout caused by natural disasters, conflict, and even the pandemic. (1)

February 9, 2022 3pm (CST)

The crippling effects of a successful and sustainable national healthcare system in the United States has long been a swinging pendulum of high expectations and abysmal failures. The skyrocketing costs of insurance and premiums, the unemployed without the means to matter to those with means, the costs of prescriptions required to keep one alive versus the cost of feeding one’s family, has led to a crisis of seemingly insurmountable proportions for the majority of persons in need of care within our country.

Published 01/05/2022 - 13:39

By Katie Mahon, Communications Manager


After two years of adapting to changes brought on by the pandemic, Sr. BarbaraAnn Sgro, OP, is looking forward to starting 2022 on an optimistic note.

Sr. BarbaraAnn, a Sister of Saint Dominic of Blauvelt, New York, shared, “We have to learn from our past, but not repeat the mistakes of our past to help us inform our future.”

Jan 9 2022

Sisters of Charity Federation Discernment Night

Join other women discerners and Charity vocation ministers on Zoom to explore religious life in the spirit of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton!

Sunday, January 9, 2022
7 to 8:30 p.m. Eastern time
For Zoom link or questions, contact